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STIER: Iowa should tread carefully on e-cigarette rules

Attorney General Tom Miller would like the Iowa Legislature to change the state's "Smokefree Air Act" to include the use of e-cigarettes. This would be a huge mistake. ... the Legislature should remember what doctors are taught: First, do no harm.
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Jan 29, 2014 17:58

[Iowa] Branstad ‘absolutely interested’ in regulating e-cigarettes

Gov. Terry Branstad, who made Terrace Hill and the governor’s office smoke-free the day he took office, is open to regulating electronic cigarettes in much the same way as the traditional variety. Iowa law prohibits smoking in workplaces other than on ca
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Nov 13, 2013 15:27

[Iowa] School board nearing nicotine ban

The West Liberty school board is in the middle of expanding school code to include the banning of nicotine and all nicotine look-alike products in addition to tobacco products on school campuses. The change to the Tobacco-Free Environment code comes aft
West Liberty (IA) Index
added Nov 9, 2013 14:51

University of Iowa takes a look at e-cigarette use on campus

The rising use of electronic cigarettes is sparking a conversation about the devices' place on the University of Iowa's campus. Members of UI's Faculty Council on Tuesday discussed whether battery-powered cigarettes -- which deliver nicotine to the user
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Oct 9, 2013 12:13

[Iowa] LETTER: Jumer's is close, non-smoking casino

If a person wants an enjoyable time at a non-smoking casino, Jumer’s Casino in Rock Island, Ill., is a short distance down Interstate 80. It has no smoking, an affordable buffet that runs all day and daily drawings for some sort of prizes. The drive is w
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Sep 21, 2013 16:12

EDITORIAL: Make casinos smoke-free just like the rest of Iowa

It continues to make no sense that the casinos operate in a bubble, one that protects them from a fate that doesn’t seem to harm the rest of the state.
Waterloo-Cedar Falls (IA) Courier
added Jul 7, 2013 11:35


Iowa's Smoke-Free Air Act reached its fifth anniversary this week, and health advocates are saluting the law that protects people from the cancer-causing chemicals known to exist in secondhand smoke.
Quad-City (IA) Times
added Jul 6, 2013 13:21

[Iowa] EDITORIAL: Banning smoking on casino floors is a healthy idea (Globe Gazette editorial)

Cathy Callaway of the American Cancer Society said 500 state-regulated casinos in 20 states have banned smoking, including several neighboring Iowa.
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Feb 21, 2013 10:21

EDITORIAL: End smoking in Iowa's casinos

it is good news that the possibility of rectifying the current unacceptable situation is being considered by a subcommittee of the committee in the Iowa Senate that has jurisdiction regarding this policy area. The Messenger strongly supports extending th
Fort Dodge (IA) Messenger
added Feb 19, 2013 12:38

[Iowa] Hopes for casino smoking ban left smoldering

What's new: A Senate subcommittee discussed a bill Tuesday that would lift the exemption. Health groups backed the measure, while casino operators voiced opposition What's next: The subcommittee chair said she planned to schedule a follow-up meeting aft
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Feb 13, 2013 15:45
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